A special thank you to all our special guests
Being in high demand, Ali has been travelling the world doing stand-up to a wide range of Muslim and non-Muslim audiences. He has spent the past two years travelling to over 30 cities and has performed all over the US, UK and Canada. Performing for audiences as large as 37,000 and for all ages including youth as young as nine.
Sister Sadaf JAMAL
Move N Improve Canada (MNIC) is a non-profit, proudly Canadian organization offering physical, mental and spiritual health empowerment services to youth and women, founded by Sadaf Jamal. MNIC is honored to stand for global citizenship taking sustainable initiatives to make the world more equal, all-inclusive and fair place.
Dubbed the “voice of a generation,” Boonaa Mohammed is a critically acclaimed award winning writer and performer with accolades including a playwright residency at Theatre Passe Muraille, a short story published in a Penguin Canada anthology called “Piece by Piece” and various slam poetry titles credits including winner of the 2007 CBC Poetry Face-Off “Best New Artist” award.
Julio is officially the photographer/videographer with Husna. The amazing videos you have seen from the Beach and Beyond January 2019 is done by him. He is Colombian photographer based in Nassau - The Bahamas willing to travel around the world to capture different portraits. I started photography in 2009, where I found a way to express myself through art.
Shaykh Sulaiman Moola
Shaykh Sulaiman Moola actively engages in events across the globe and is a favourite at RIS. He began studying the sacred sciences at an early age. After having completed the memorization of the Quran at the age of 14 in 1989, for the next seven years he went on to study the Islamic sciences which include Arabic, Tafsir, Hadith, Aqidah and Fiqh